Busnois is the composer best represented beside the chapel master of the French kings, Johannes Ockeghem
, in the so-called Loire valley chansonniers, all of which were created during the 1470s.
The small ensemble of vocal soloists will sing Johannes Ockeghem
's 15th-century Requiem.
Missa prolationum, in Johannes Ockeghem
: Collected Works, v.
In the course of their narrative, they provide important, often new information on the leading European musicians of the early-modern period and their associations with the duchy of Milan: the composers Alexander Agricola (63) and Loyset Co mpare (102, 115, 133, 178, 236), the music theorist and university professor Gaffurius (300), the composers Johannes Martini (76, 102, 115) and Johannes Ockeghem
(80), the lutenist Pietrobono (217), the composer Gaspar Weerbecke (77), and many, many others.
Cathedral Sounds: Johannes Ockeghem
. Rene Clemencic Edition, Vol.
Romanesque, a group new to me, bypass the Oxford manuscript altogether on Johannes Ockeghem
: chansons (Ricercar 206302 MU/750; rec 1997): Ockeghem's songs only begin to appear in manuscript sources around 1460, almost a generation after the scribe of the Oxford manuscript completed his work.
In "Imitation in the Motets of Antoine Busnoys," Mary Natvig isolates Busnoys's (or Busnois's) use of fuga within phrases as a method he harnessed to cue the listener for an upcoming structural articulation or to illustrate compositional prowess when naming himself, his mentor Johannes Ockeghem
, or his name-saint, Anthony.
The Renaissance (early 15th to early 17th centuries) half of the program will sweep through madrigals, motets, chanconnes, part-songs, one movement of a mass and dance music, mainly from France, Germany, Italy and England by such masters as Guillaume Dufay, Johannes Ockeghem
, Josquin Desprez, Claudin de Sermisy, Clement Janequin, Orlando di Lasso, Orazio Vecchi, Luca Marenzio, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Hanns Leo Hassler, Orlando Gibbons, Thomas Morley and John Dowland.
(20.) For example, Eustache Deschamps's elegy on the death of Machaut (set by Francois Andrieu), the Deploration sur la mort de Binchois (set by Johannes Ockeghem
), Jean Molinet's Deploration d'Ockeghem (set by Josquin des Prez), the deplorations on the death of Josquin (set by Benedictus Appenzeller, Jheronimus Vinders, and Nicolas Gombett), the deploration on the death of Claudin de Sermisy (set by Pierre Cetton), and so forth.
The disc contains the choral music of composers Guillaume du Fay, Josquin Desprez, Johannes Ockeghem
, Antoine Busnoys, Hilaire Penet, Richard Hygons, and John Dunstaple.
Bernstein supplements comparisons made between Johannes Ockeghem
and Johann Sebastian Bach with his unique analysis of Ockeghem's Missa Prolationum based on the listener's (rather than just the singer's) engagement with its intricate contrapuntal structures and "multiple agendas" (p.
Last year's beneficiary was Johannes Ockeghem
(c.1420-97), one of the giants of 15th-century music, the commemoration of whose death 500 years ago brought forth an array of new recordings of his works.